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make love

Meaning: to have sex

For example:

  • I'll never forget the first time I made love.

  • My husband doesn't make love to me as often as he used to.

Note: This is one of many euphemisms for having sex. Others include "sleep together", "spend the night together", "go to bed", etc.

Quick Quiz:

Just before making love, most people

a. go dancing

b. get married

c. kiss and cuddle

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Contributor: Matt Errey